Michael DeFoe has joined Buchanan Street Partners as assistant vice president, bringing 11 years of experience acquiring and managing commercial real estate for institutional investors. In his new role, Michael is responsible for sourcing and underwriting equity investments in the San Francisco Bay Area and Denver. In addition, he handles portfolio management responsibilities for Buchanan Street’s institutional pension fund clients.

Prior to Buchanan Street, Michael was a member of the investment team at KBS where he participated in the underwriting and acquisition of more than $1 billion in office assets.  Michael also had asset management responsibilities for a 4 million-square-foot office portfolio.